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A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN TO HER LOVER, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When my heart breaketh with felicity
Last Line: "farewell, farewell, for evermore farewell!"
Subject(s): Absence; Hearts; Kisses; Love; Passion; Separation; Isolation


A PRAYER TO DEATH, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O god's archangel, tarriest thou so late?
Last Line: Exquisite silences, forgotten rest.
Subject(s): Death; Pain; Prayer; Dead, The; Suffering; Misery


A SONG OF GOLD, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was a nun within a white
Last Line: "the night of white and gold?"
Subject(s): Gold


AN ART-LOVER TO CHRIST, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If these I love, what love have I for thee
Last Line: For thou art noble; and I love them best.
Subject(s): Christianity; Jesus Christ; Love


AN EARLY CHRISTIAN, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Girt in the panther-fells
Last Line: "and I cried in pain: ""o lord my god!"
Subject(s): Christianity; Love - Complaints


AN OCTOBER AFTERNOON, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Never again / the world all gold
Last Line: Never again!
Subject(s): Absence; Grief; Love - Loss Of; Tears; Separation; Isolation; Sorrow; Sadness


ARTHURIAN SONGS: 1. AVALON, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: King arthur lies alone
Last Line: Is loyal quite?
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Solitude; Loneliness


ARTHURIAN SONGS: 2. THE END, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Queen guenevere a-maying rode
Last Line: In white clothes and in black.
Subject(s): Convents; Courts & Courtiers; Nuns


ARTHURIAN SONGS: 3. SARRAS, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far in the town of sarras
Last Line: Oh! Home to guenevere.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Knights & Knighthood; Love


ARTHURIAN SONGS: 4. GUENEVERE, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God rest the lady guenevere
Last Line: And for her soul pray we.
Subject(s): Beauty; Courts & Courtiers; Death; Love Affairs; Prayer; Dead, The


ASLEEP, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The waxen taper faintly gleamed
Last Line: His quiet vigil kept.
Subject(s): Dreams; Love; Marriage; Sleep; Nightmares; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


AT LAST, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When all thy serenades are sung
Last Line: Those be his own, his chosen part.


AUTUMN-SONG, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The roads are laid with cloth-of-gold
Last Line: Love cometh to his own.
Subject(s): Love; Poetry & Poets


AVE MARIA, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ave, maria! I am tired
Last Line: What it is to be so tired.
Subject(s): Mary. Mother Of Jesus; Mothers; Women - Bible; Virgin Mary


BODY AND SOUL, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The spirit is a spotless doe that haunts
Last Line: The accusation of her hunted eyes.
Subject(s): Hearts; Love; Soul; Spirituality


CALVARY, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Faint incense from the lily goes
Last Line: (and where is calvary?)
Subject(s): Calvary; Dreams; Nightmares


DEAD, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If I hearken at your grave
Last Line: By that road.
Subject(s): Brides; Death; Hearts; Love; Dead, The


DEATH; MATER NOSTRA, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mine is the kiss of motherhood. Why fear
Last Line: Come, gather godhead from my nearer eyes.
Subject(s): Cemeteries; Death; Graves; Memory; Graveyards; Dead, The; Tombs; Tombstones


DESIRE, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why do I call thee? Hear the darkness calling
Last Line: It is I.
Subject(s): Desire; Love


DIALOGUE, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ghost without: dost thou remember?
Last Line: God, how I remember!
Subject(s): Kisses; Love; Memory


EARTHY LOVE IS OFFERED TO GOD, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Better to thee the heart of heathen fire
Last Line: Thy vassal. Set his hands between thine own.
Subject(s): God; Hearts; Love; Praise


ECSTASY, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O ye that look on ecstasy
Last Line: Into the bourg of night.


FALLEN, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The leaves of the lilies are lying
Last Line: At the evenfall.
Subject(s): Lilies Of The Valley; Nature; Shame


FLAGELLANTS, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The soul is bleeding in thy sight
Last Line: O love supreme, o love supreme!)
Subject(s): Beauty; Death; Hearts; Love; Passion; Dead, The


FRAGMENT, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love hath fetters on his feet
Last Line: Love is at penance. Go apart and pray.
Subject(s): Hearts; Love


HIDDEN, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Three nuns at owlet-call
Last Line: Die by the virgin's knees.
Subject(s): Convents; Death; Mourning; Nuns; Dead, The; Bereavement


HYMN TO THE HOLY SPIRIT; WRITTEN DURING A FOREBODING OF CALAMITY, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a terror in my heart
Last Line: Spirit of god, thy knight am I.
Subject(s): Faith; God; Love; Prayer; Belief; Creed


LEFT IN LIFE: 1, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I would not have thee know the tears I weep
Last Line: That thou shalt never know.
Subject(s): Death; Love; Memory; Dead, The


LEFT IN LIFE: 2, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is a dream. What then? Are dreams untrue?
Last Line: Pleased with the folly of thy straining hands.
Subject(s): Dreams; Grief; Love - Complaints; Passion; Solitude; Nightmares; Sorrow; Sadness; Loneliness


LOVE SPEAKETH, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why hast thou given me these gyves to bear
Last Line: It is not well, o lord, it is not well!
Subject(s): God; Hearts; Love; Prayer


LOVE'S FOOL TO HIS LADY, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love's fool am I. To thine imperial court
Last Line: Love's fool am I.
Subject(s): Fidelity; Hearts; Love; Melancholy; Faithfulness; Constancy; Dejection


LOVE'S HUMILITIES, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To think of thee, to think of thee!
Last Line: O sweet, suffice it thee!
Subject(s): Beauty; Dreams; Hearts; Love; Nightmares


MIDNIGHT, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Strange powers unused like poison burn in me
Last Line: "let them go by. It is not worth the pain."


MIDSUMMER EVE, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let silence with her long pale hands ravish the / violin
Last Line: Oh! Elfin hands to-night.
Subject(s): Death; Divorce; Love - Marital; Dead, The; Wedded Love; Marriage - Love


MONODY, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Art thou so sad, sweet soul
Last Line: O love me, perfect soul!
Subject(s): Hearts; Love


ORA PRO ME, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O pray for me! Lo, here thy lover lies!
Last Line: For me.
Subject(s): Prayer


OUTWORN, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Between the winds and the steadfast stars
Last Line: Of the love, and the pain, and sin?
Subject(s): Love - Complaints; Passion


PILGRIM SONG, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Girdles of gold and of gramaraye
Last Line: (but shall I not forget?)
Subject(s): Pilgrimages & Pilgrims


PILGRIMS, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The pages of the perfect greek
Last Line: When shall we quite forget?
Subject(s): Pilgrimages & Pilgrims


PREVISION, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: While all the dancing days that pass
Last Line: So fare the sons of love?
Subject(s): Knights & Knighthood; Love


PURIFICATION, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I would go down to meet the infinite sea
Last Line: O god, o god, shall I be purified?
Subject(s): Shame; Sin


RENUNCIATION, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On the lifted rood thy days have hewn
Last Line: For this, o love, for this!
Subject(s): Divorce; Flowers; Love - Complaints; Marriage; Roses; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


REQUIESCAT, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I digged thy grave in my memory
Last Line: Not sown of love, not sown of love.
Subject(s): Death; Love - Unrequited; Memory; Dead, The


ROSA MUNDI, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The rose of the world hangs high on a thorny / tree
Last Line: For oh! Thou art sweet.
Subject(s): Flowers; Love; Roses; Thorns


SAINT MARY OF THE FLOWERS, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Meet me at saint mary of the flowers
Last Line: Meet me at saint mary of the flowers'.
Subject(s): Cemeteries; Death; Flowers; Love; Saints; Graveyards; Dead, The


SLEEP-SONG, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sunken bell is ringing up through the sea of / sleep
Last Line: Love, if we sank together beneath the sea of sleep!
Subject(s): Death; Drowning; Love - Loss Of; Rest; Sea; Dead, The; Ocean


SPRING (1), by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Love as the resurrection angel, goes
Last Line: Will never staunch the tears of mortal eyes.
Subject(s): Angels; Easter; Graves; Holidays; Immortality; Jesus Christ; Love; Resurrection, The; The Resurrection; Tombs; Tombstones


SPRING (2), by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Round the green-kindling hawthorn hill
Last Line: Girdled the glad white-flowering hill.
Subject(s): Cemeteries; Flowers; Gardens & Gardening; Spring; Temples; Graveyards; Mosques


SURRENDER, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I strove, and strove with fate. I leave my throne
Last Line: My once-imperial soul!
Subject(s): Death; Hearts; Love - Loss Of; Dead, The


THE BRIDE, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All veiled in white and silver
Last Line: The red red roses grew.
Subject(s): Beauty; Brides; Flowers; Love; Roses


THE COMMON PRAYER, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O hear the secret word I cannot say
Last Line: "say: ""throughly do I know thee. Peace, be still!"
Subject(s): Death; Love; Peace; Prayer; Dead, The


THE DAUGHTER OF HERODIAS, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The daughter of herodias, / she danced before the king
Last Line: In that abysmal sleep!
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers; Hearts; Love; Sleep


THE END OF THE WAY, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Much have I seen by the winding way
Last Line: Jesu, I am tired.
Subject(s): Beauty; Christianity; Love - Complaints


THE HOSTEL OF SLEEP, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis the hostel of sleep. Come in, come in!
Last Line: As you lie at rest in the chamber blue.
Subject(s): Dreams; Knights & Knighthood; Love; Sleep; Nightmares


THE IMMORTAL HOUR, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Still as great waters lying in the west
Last Line: Is all the changing dream of thee and me.
Subject(s): Immortality


THE KNIGHTS AT RINGSTEAD: 1. REGRET, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How was I to know
Last Line: "rot on,"" god saith, ""within the foss of death."
Subject(s): Death; Knights & Knighthood; Love; Regret; Dead, The


THE KNIGHTS AT RINGSTEAD: 2. THE KNIGHTS TO CHRYSOLA, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We crazed for you, aspired and fell for you
Last Line: Chrysola!
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Death; Desire; Knights & Knighthood; Love Affairs; Dead, The


THE KNIGHTS AT RINGSTEAD: 3. WINTER, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Over the snow, / a frozen barefoot penitent I go
Last Line: My sins are scarlet. She was white as snow.
Subject(s): Death; Knights & Knighthood; Snow; Winter; Dead, The


THE KNIGHTS AT RINGSTEAD: 4. THE KNIGHT BEAUCLERC TO THE LADY GLORIA, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When that the queen with all her maids came / singing
Last Line: Farewell! Farewell! But I have loved you best.
Subject(s): Beauty; Courts & Courtiers; Crowns; Dreams; Flowers; Knights & Knighthood; Love; Roses; Nightmares


THE PRINCESS OF SCOTLAND, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who are you that so strangely woke
Last Line: In my land.


THE QUEEN, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The queen sinned in a dream
Last Line: The great gold curls of the queen.)
Subject(s): Castles; Courts & Courtiers; Knights & Knighthood; Love


THE ROMAN ROAD, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bury me close to the roman road
Last Line: And still is the riding sweet.
Subject(s): Graves; Roads; Tombs; Tombstones; Paths; Trails


THE SUPREME WISH, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God give you joy, I said,-and joy you had
Last Line: O sweet, god give you rest!
Subject(s): Death; Heaven; Love; Rest; Wishes; Dead, The; Paradise


THE VANITY OF VOWS, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A soul of many longings entered late
Last Line: And, ere the morning quickened, she was dead.
Subject(s): Vanity


THE WAITING ANGEL, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We are leaning through the roses
Last Line: Surely I shall rise and go.
Subject(s): Angels; Death; Hearts; Heaven; Love - Loss Of; Mourning; Dead, The; Paradise; Bereavement


THE WATER O' WEARY WELL', by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR                Poet's Biography
First Line: Where have you been, sweetheart, sweetheart


THREE FATES: 1, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O dreamer, follow fast the star
Last Line: The couch is flowered for you.
Subject(s): Dreams; Fate; Future Life; Rest; Nightmares; Destiny; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


THREE FATES: 2, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O masquer, are you loth love sleep
Last Line: To make the bed for you.
Subject(s): Death; Fate; Flowers; Kisses; Love; Sleep; Dead, The; Destiny


THREE FATES: 3, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O lover, for the maze of doom
Last Line: The sleep is much the same!
Subject(s): Love; Sleep


TO FORTUNE, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I am old, all things I will endure
Last Line: The grey friend sweet.
Subject(s): Fortune; Future Life; Hearts; Love; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


TO THE BOUND CAPTIVE IN THE LOUVRE: 1, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Yea! All the beauty of sorrow, like a crown
Last Line: Immortals thralled for ever to the dead.
Subject(s): Death; Flowers; Grief; Love - Complaints; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness


TO THE BOUND CAPTIVE IN THE LOUVRE: 2, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Immortal beauty and immortal pain
Last Line: And how to loose he hath himself forgot.
Subject(s): Brides; Hearts; Immortality; Louvre, Paris; Love; Pain; Passion; Suffering; Misery


UNREALISED, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not yet, not yet, beloved!
Last Line: Forget, forget, my dream.
Subject(s): Dreams; Kisses; Love; Nightmares


WHOM THE GODS LOVE-DIE YOUNG, by RACHEL ANNAND TAYLOR                Poet's Biography
First Line: How wild were they, at break of day